Vaccination

Los Angeles OKs one of strictest US vaccination mandates

Los Angeles leaders on Wednesday approved one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates—a sweeping measure that requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms or even a Lakers game.

Vaccination

Los Angeles poised to enact strict vaccination mandate

Los Angeles leaders on Wednesday were poised to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates—a sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering a bar, restaurant, nail salon, gym or even a Lakers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Boy dies from brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad

A child has died after being infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba that was found at a Texas splash pad he had visited, and a review discovered lapses in water-quality testing at several parks, officials said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Moscow coronavirus cases rise again: officials

Moscow is seeing a new increase in coronavirus cases, the mayor's office announced on Wednesday, as Russian authorities struggle to convince a vaccine-sceptic population to get innoculated.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

203 cases of COVID-19 linked to Chicago's Lollapalooza

Chicago health officials on Thursday reported 203 cases of COVID-19 connected to Lollapalooza, casting it as a number that was anticipated and not yet linked to any hospitalizations or deaths.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China says Delta variant behind virus surge

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NYC to require vaccines or weekly testing for city workers

New York City will require all of its municipal workers—including teachers and police officers—to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

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